James Smith

William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied Science

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: C319G E-Quad
Princeton, NJ 08544

Email: jsmith@Princeton.EDU

Phone: 609-258-4615

Interdisciplinary Research Area: Energy and Environment

Research Specializations: Hydrology, hydraulics and hydrometeorology of extreme floods; development of technologies for measuring rainfall from weather radar; stochastic modeling of the space-time structure of rainfall and microphysical studies of extreme rainfall from organized systems of thunderstorms; examined the heterogeneity of hydrologic response in urbanizing watersheds; the stability of the channel-floodplain system in urban drainage networks and the hydraulics of extreme floods in urban rivers